BARNSLEY Council has been shortlisted for three accolades at this year’s Local Government Chronicle Awards.

They have been shortlisted in the Public/Private Partnerships category for their Good Food Barnsley campaign.

Its 0-19 Public Health Nursing Service, which provides health visiting and school nursing services, has been shortlisted in the Large Team of the Year category,

Whilst the council have also been nominated in the Future Places section.

Sarah Norman, chief executive at Barnsley Council, said: “We’re delighted to have been shortlisted for three LGC awards this year.

“During the past year, we’ve continued to be challenged by the Covid-19 pandemic, but our staff have worked tirelessly, making Barnsley the place of possibilities for all.

“Everyone involved should feel very proud of their achievements and fantastic work.

“Good luck to everyone shortlisted.”